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Fly Brains Provide Clues to Human Motion Perception

Researchers at Stanford University are putting flies on a treadmill to see how their brains respond to motion. The scientists say flies and humans perceive movement in very similar ways and believe the insects could shed new light on how the human brain processes information.

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